ALFOSC and StanCam
with FASU in between
(foto R. Rekola)
The ALFOSC Page
The Alhambra Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera, ALFOSC, built at
the Astronomical Observatory (AO) at the Niels Bohr Institute for
Astronomy, Physics and Geophysics (NBIfAFG), is the property of the
Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia (IAA), Granada, Spain. The NOT
has an agreement with the IAA and AO for the loan of ALFOSC.
We at NOT are extremely grateful to the IAA and its Director
Dr. Rafael Rodrigo, and the AO for the loan of this instrument and the
collaboration it has established.
All publications resulting from or containing ALFOSC data should
acknowledge the Instituto de Astrofisico de Andalucia and the
Astronomical Observatory, Niels Bohr Institute for Astronomy, Physics
and Geophysics in a format described here.
ALFOSC has a field of view of 6.4x6.4 arcminutes in imaging mode, and can
also be used for low/medium resolution spectroscopy, and polarimetry.